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Title: What Is an Earthquake?: How Tectonic Forces Affect Faults
Url: http://www.data.scec.org/Module/s1act11.html
Publisher: Southern California Earthquake Center
Description: The orientation and sense of slip of faults in an area is largely dependent upon the tectonic forces present in that area. In this exercise learners are shown several idealized fault-block models and asked to interpret the sense of movement along certain fault planes within a given tectonic environment. Clicking on the images provides the correct answers.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Plate tectonics
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Structural geology -- Faults and folds
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Volcanoes and earthquakes -- Earthquakes. Seismology
GEM Subject: Science -- Earth science
Science -- Geology
Science -- Physical sciences
Key Concept: Geology -- Earthquakes
Geology -- Plate tectonics
Geology -- Faults
Geology -- Seismic waves
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Answer Sheets
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InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
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Audience: College/University Instructors
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2011-03-15 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-06-22 19:33:35 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
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